FALL 2017 SEMESTER CALENDARSeptember 6- December 22Q1:September 6- October 27Q2-October 28-December 22DATES LISTED IN THIS CALENDAR SUPERSEDE ANY OTHER PUBLISHED DATES March 6 Registration for Summer 2017 for visiting students begins** April 6-20 Registration for Fall and Summer 2017**Please adhere to the Registration Timetable on the web. April 21-Sept. 12 Registration for Fall and Summer 2017** for WPU & Visiting StudentsPlease adhere to the Registration Timetable on the web. May 17 Graduate Commencement May 19 Undergraduate Commencement May 29 Memorial Day, University Closed July 4 Independence Day, University Closed August 16 - Sept.12 Late Registration (Late Fee assessed-$150.00.) September 1 Last day to apply for the January 2018 graduation period September 4 Labor Day, University Closed September 6 Fall 2017 semester begins September 6 First Academic Quarter Begins(Q1) September 6-12 Fall 2017 program adjustment (see instructions on the web) September 12 Last day for 100% refund for withdrawal from a full semester course September 15 Last day to request the pass/fail or audit option.Please e-mail Registrar@wpunj.edu October 9 Columbus Day, University Open, Classes in Session October 11 Last Day for 50% refund for withdrawal from a course October 27 First Academic Quarter ends(Quarter Course-Q1) October 28 Second Academic Quarter begins(Quarter Course-Q2) November 7 Election Day, University Open, Classes in Session November 8 Last Day to academically withdraw from a course for Fall 2017(NO REFUND) November 11 Veteran's Day, University Open, classes in session November 22 Last day to apply for a Leave of Absence November 23 Thanksgiving Day, University Closed November 24-November 26 Classes cancelled,University Closed December 14 Last day to Withdraw from the University December 15-22 Examination period and /or continued class instruction December 22 Second Academic Quarter ends-Quarter Course-Q2 December 22 Fall 2017 semester ends at close of academic day December 23 Winter Break Begins December 25-January 1 University Closed December 26 Winter Session 2018 begins January 3 Fall 2017 grades due to Registrar from faculty January 14 Winter Session 2018 Ends January 17 First day of classes Spring 2018 semester (Students should not put off registering beyond the first window. The university can not guarantee seat availability. To wait to register will create an inconvenience for all concerned.) *The refund deadline for dropping classes for the Fall 2017 semester is 11:59PM on the dates listed above. **Please see the Summer 2017 Calendar for the exact dates of registration.